I find that to be a pretty interesting comparison shot. Until seeing that, I thought I liked cleartype more. Apple's solution does just seem easier to read, though.
http://www.macobserver.com/images/columns/devilsadvocate/2003/20030523quartz/Fig2.jpghttp://www.macobserver.com/columns/devilsadvocate/2003/20030523.shtml (scroll down a ways to the six close-up shots)
But this, hands-down, shows Cleartype's technical superiority. Oh, the hinting.